Category: CCTV

Smart Sensors – The Latest Way to Protect Your Home, and Your Family

Apr 12, 2019

Smart security is taking off in a big way, especially as so many homes now own a smart hub. Wireless door, window, motion and presence sensors allow homeowners to be alerted on a mobile device in the event of anything untoward occurring, as well as triggering useful events, such as the switching on of lights and heating ahead of arriving home. Let’s take a look at some of the ways in which smart sensors are being used to safeguard the homes of today. (more…)

Plug and Play Home Security: The Lowdown on Smart CCTV

Mar 07, 2019

The benefits of CCTV and intruder alarms cannot be over-sung. Not only do they act as a deterrent, they also offer considerable protection together with valuable evidence should a prosecution become necessary.

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Keeping Business Premises Secure During Shutdown

Nov 15, 2018

During evenings, weekends and seasonal closure, in other words when they are unoccupied, business premises are at a heightened risk of crime. Even the smallest of premises can be home to several thousands of pounds worth of goods and equipment, as well as confidential data.

Security measures for business premises should follow four main aims. The first is to make it more difficult for a crime to be committed; the second is to increase the risk of a criminal being caught; the third is to reduce the incentive to commit a crime, and the last is to cut any potential reward for the criminal. How to achieve these aims and prevent thieves from targeting business premises during periods of closure? Let’s take a look. (more…)

A Guide to Keeping Your Older Loved Ones Safe

Nov 04, 2018

The Home Office says that older homeowners are at no more risk from crime than any other citizens. However, if you have elderly relatives or friends, you will naturally feel concerned about their safety at home, especially if they live alone. If you are keen to help protect your older loved ones, read on for some expert advice. (more…)

Security Advice for Student Landlords

Oct 10, 2018

With a typically lax approach to security, and the potential for a wealth of attractive technology related loot, it is no wonder student accommodation sits amongst the most targeted property for thieves in the UK.

According to research, one in four students fall victim to burglaries whilst at university, with £25 million having been lost to thieves since 2014. A large proportion – some 80 per cent – of student thefts occur from privately rented multiple occupancy accommodation.

In light of these findings, the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) has issued advice for student landlords to help protect their properties and their tenants’ possessions. (more…)

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